Asian Law Products

  • Routledge Handbook of Human Rights in Asia

    Edited by Fernand de Varennes, Christie May Gardiner

    Routledge Handbook of Human Rights in Asia provides a multidisciplinary account of areas of ongoing concern for human rights across Asia. Development pressures, civil conflict, internal unrest and unstable governments contribute to the human rights volatility of the region. Chapters cover rights…

    Hardback – 2016-08-30 
    Routledge

  • International Investment Law

    A Chinese Perspective

    By Guiguo Wang

    Increasing and intensified cross-border economic exchange such as trade and investment is an important feature of globalization. In the past, a distinction could be made between capital importing and exporting countries, or host and home countries for foreign direct investment (FDI). Due to…

    Paperback – 2016-07-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Economic Law

  • Maritime Law in China

    Emerging Issues and Future Developments

    Edited by Johanna Hjalmarsson, Jenny Jingbo Zhang

    The Chinese maritime and shipping market has been expanding enormously in recent times as its commercial capacity to perform shipping, ship building, banking and insurance activities grows and the role of the State as guarantor of commerce is gradually reduced. This book provides a detailed guide…

    Hardback – 2016-07-21 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Commercial Law

  • Politics and Constitutions in Southeast Asia

    Edited by Marco Bünte, Björn Dressel

    In recent years the constitutional landscape of Southeast Asia has changed tremendously. Against a worldwide background of liberalization, globalization, and democratization, states in the region have begun to alter their constitutions, reinforcing human rights provisions, and putting in place…

    Hardback – 2016-07-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Law in Asia

  • Constitutional Interpretation in Singapore

    Theory and Practice

    Edited by Jaclyn L Neo

    At the heart of constitutional interpretation is the struggle between, on the one hand, fidelity to founding meanings, and, on the other hand, creative interpretation to suit the context and needs of an evolving society. This book considers the recent growth of constitutional cases in…

    Hardback – 2016-06-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Law in Asia

  • Gender, Violence and the State in Asia

    Edited by Amy Barrow, Joy L. Chia

    While gender-based violence occurs in all societies irrespective of the level of development or cultural setting, whether in conflict or peacetime, the challenges for legal responses to gender-based violence are particularly acute in Asia. This book addresses the lack of academic discourse on…

    Hardback – 2016-06-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Democracy, Media and Law in Malaysia and Singapore

    A Space for Speech

    Edited by Andrew T. Kenyon, Tim Marjoribanks, Amanda Whiting

    Commentators on the media in Southeast Asia either emphasise with optimism the prospect for new media to provide possibilities for greater democratic discourse, or else, less optimistically, focus on the continuing ability of governments to exercise tight and sophisticated control of the media.…

    Paperback – 2016-06-20 
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

  • Recent Developments in the South China Sea Dispute

    The Prospect of a Joint Development Regime

    Edited by Wu Shicun, Nong Hong

    The South China Sea region contains potentially huge deposits of petroleum and natural gas, important shipping lanes and fishing areas, and is subject to a number of maritime territorial disputes. This edited volume analyzes the most recent development in the South China Sea dispute looking at the…

    Paperback – 2016-05-31
    Routledge

  • Conservation and Recreation in Protected Areas

    A Comparative Legal Analysis of Environmental Conflict Resolution in the United States and China

    By Yun Ma

    This book provides a comprehensive and up to date comparative study of the management and resolution of conflicts between conservation and recreation in protected areas in the US and China. Competing claims on the use of nature, increasing regulation of land use and recreational activities, and…

    Hardback – 2016-05-27
    Routledge
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

  • Religion, Law and Intolerance in Indonesia

    Edited by Tim Lindsey, Helen Pausacker

    Despite its overwhelmingly Muslim majority, Indonesia has always been seen as exceptional for its diversity and pluralism. In recent years, however, there has been a rise in "majoritarianism", with resurgent Islamist groups pushing hard to impose conservative values on public life – in many cases…

    Hardback – 2016-05-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Law in Asia

  • Asian Law in Disasters

    Toward a Human-Centered Recovery

    Edited by Yuka KANEKO, Katsumi MATSUOKA, Toshihisa TOYODA

    This book is a critical analysis of several of the most disaster-prone regions in Asia. Its unique focus is on the legal issues in the phase of disaster recovery, the most lengthy and difficult stage of disaster response that follows the conclusion of initial emergency stage of humanitarian aid. In…

    Hardback – 2016-05-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Law

  • The Trans Pacific Partnership, China and India

    Economic and Political Implications

    By Amitendu Palit

    The United States and 11 other countries from both sides of the Pacific are currently negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The agreement is expected to set new benchmark for international trade through its comprehensive coverage of issues and binding regulations. It is…

    Paperback – 2016-05-16
    Routledge

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